Nutrition in the preterm infant (VIDEO)
The goal for premies is to grow as well as they did in the womb.-
Dr. Karpen trained in Pediatrics and then neonatal-perinatal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Premature babies need optimal nutrition after they're born so that they can continue to grow well after they're born. Dr. Heidi Karpen, a neonatologist at Grady Hospital and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, spoke to an audience of physicians and dietitians at a symposium co-sponsored by Nutrition4Kids and The Children's Care Network or Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, to explain the problems low birthweight babies face and how to address them.
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